Press Releases - Community Interest

Oct 13

The City of Toledo 2018 Charitable Giving Campaign

The City of Toledo today kicked off its 2018 Charitable Giving Campaign to support the United Way of Greater Toledo and Community Shares. The campaign runs through Oct 26.“Many of us as city employees have dedicated ourselves to serving the ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

Oct 13

TARTA Receives Auditor of State Award for second consecutive year

(Toledo, Ohio) A recent financial audit of Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. TARTA’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. TARTA ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest

Oct 13

Toledo Received a Perfect 2018 Municipal Equality Index Score

The city of Toledo received a perfect 2018 Municipal Equality Index score, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, City Council Member Nick Komives, and Equality Toledo Executive Director Analese Alvarez announced today during a news conference in front of ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

Oct 13

Hollywood Gives Food Drive

Hollywood Gives Food Drive will take place every Thursday, in October and November, from 12pm - 9pm. Donate a non-perishable food item to receive a voucher worth between $5 - $5,000 Free SlotPlay®.This years goal is to collect 16,000 lbs of ...

Posted By: Cheri | Category: Community Interest

Oct 02

TSA Clothing Drive

Time to clean out your closets... Donations Accepted October 5th and 6th In collaboration with Nothing Over 9, Toledo School for the Arts Advanced Stage is hosting a clothing drive in support of their New Your City trip this December. They will be ...

Posted By: Aimee Blankenship | Category: Community Interest

Sep 27

Mayor’s Chess Tournament

Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz will host a “Mayor’s Chess Tournament” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Toledo Public Schools Educational Campus, 1609 N. Summit St., at the corner of Summit and Bush. The tournament will be ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

Sep 19

Miller Boat Line Announces New Ferry Construction and Vessel Name

New Lake Erie Island Ferry to Honor Family Matriarch Mary Ann MarketMiller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for ...

Posted By: Jacob Market | Category: Community Interest

Sep 19

OhioDance Virtual Dance Collection Residency at Toledo School or the Arts

OhioDance, Ohio’s leading professional organization supporting dance activities will be in residence at Toledo School for the Arts this September. The residency focuses on learning about dance developments taking place in the state of Ohio, ...

Posted By: David Saygers | Category: Community Interest

Sep 19

Maumee Valley Country Day School announces several impressive musical achievements by students

Senior Julia Xiong, Perrysburg, will join the “best of the best” for the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) 2018 All-National Honor Ensembles November 25-28, 2018, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort at Walt ...

Posted By: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Community Interest

Sep 18

Leaders Across the State to Gather for Ohio Fair Housing Summit Featuring New York Times Best Selling Author Richard Rothstein

The Fair Housing Center and the Ohio Diversity Council are hosting the Ohio Fair Housing Summit on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Toledo, OH. The all-day summit will draw stakeholders from ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest

Sep 18

Stuff The Truck - Friday, November 17th

Help us "Stuff The Truck" with Thanksgiving fixins' for families in NW Ohio. This one-day event is hosted at Walt Churchill's Market on Briarfield in Maumee and on Dixie Hwy in Perrysburg. For the past 20 years, SeaGate Food Bank has provided ...

Posted By: Cheri Dennis | Category: Community Interest

Sep 07

Sylvania Franciscan Village hosts 8th Annual Zero-Waste Lunch

In its effort to model environmental sustainability and demonstrate the Franciscan commitment to respect the gift of all creation, the Sylvania Franciscan Village hosts the 8th Annual Zero-Waste Lunch for its member organizations on Wednesday, ...

Posted By: Laurie Bertke | Category: Community Interest

Sep 06

Maumee Valley Country Day School Students designated as AP Scholars

Of the 99 Maumee Valley Country Day School students who sat for Advanced Placement exams lastspring, 36% have been designated AP Scholars by The College Board in recognition of theirexceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced-Placement ...

Posted By: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Community Interest

Sep 06

Feed Your Neighbor

It's Feed Your Neighbor Weekend when St. Vincent de Paul members at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns ask you to help our sisters and brothers in need. We are hoping for donations of peanut butter, cereal, pasta, canned fruit and vegetables, personal care ...

Posted By: Brian Grinonneau | Category: Community Interest

Aug 31

Wildwood Anglers Grand Opening

Join us for our Grand Opening Day! Wildwood Anglers will officially be openingour doors on Saturday, September 1st, at 9:00am. We specialize in fly fishingguided trips, equipment, and accessories, outdoor clothing and lifestylenecessities for ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest

Aug 31

TARTA Ready to Launch UT Fall Semester Campus Service

Route maps and schedules are available at, Ohio) On Monday, August 27, 2018, TARTA will begin providing The University of Toledo Campus Services with start of its fall semester. Since TARTA started the service agreement with ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest

Aug 29

Registration Now Open for Clean Your Streams 22

For over 20 years, volunteers have gathered together on one day across the greater Toledo region to remove trash from the streams, rivers, and Lake Erie during Clean Your Streams Day. Partners for Clean Streams, with help from many partnering ...

Posted By: Hannah Smith | Category: Community Interest

Aug 22

Midwest Recovery Center Expands, Accepting Medicaid

On Thursday, August 23rd 2018 from 11AM-5PM, Midwest Recovery Center would like to welcome everyone in the community to tour our brand new outpatient location in Sylvania Township (Ribbon cutting at 12pm), which now compliments our inpatient ...

Posted By: Matt Bell | Category: Community Interest

Aug 22

Chabad House Ribbon Cutting and Mezuzah Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rabbi Yossi Shemtov Director, Chabad House of Toledo 567-343- 1272 CEREMONY TO MARK DEDICATION OF NEW CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE IN TOLEDO August 23rd Event to Celebrate the Opening ...

Posted By: Laura | Category: Community Interest

Aug 17

Appold Planetarium presents new show - From Earth to the Universe

The Appold Planetarium is pleased to present its newest show From Earth to the Universe, a stunning voyage through space with sparkling sights and sounds, at 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: · Friday, September 7· ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest

Aug 07

Black Swamp Food & Farm Looking for New Farmers

The Black Swamp Food & Farm Initiative is looking for the next generation of Ohio’s farmers, to help them knock down some of the barriers that are keeping them from the land.Through this initiative, Black Swamp Conservancy will use long-term ...

Posted By: Julie Pompa | Category: Community Interest

Aug 07

iGen. iSad? Tweens, Technology, and Mental Health

DATE AND TIMESat, October 13, 201810:00 AM – 1:30 PM A Saturday workshop for interested parents, on the topic of tweens, technology, & mental health. WHY? Generation Z, also known as iGen, grew up on the smartphone. According to the ...

Posted By: Peter Hagen | Category: Community Interest

Aug 03

Helping Hands of St. Louis Holds 5th Annual Shoe Fest

TOLEDO— Upwards of 50 volunteers will spend the morning at Helping Hands of St. Louis, 443 Sixth St., Toledo, OH, washing children’s feet and fitting them with new shoes and socks to get their new school year off on the right foot. Face ...

Posted By: Deborah Boyce | Category: Community Interest

Aug 01

Canine Karma's Open House and Pet Food Drive - August 12th, 2018

Please join Canine Karma in celebrating our new location: 6549 Angola Rd while generating some "good Karma" of your own by donating to the Humane Ohio Pet Food Bank. Bring in pet food and receive 10 additional raffle tickets for valuable ...

Posted By: Tina Ferner | Category: Community Interest

Jul 25

University of Toledo Professor Holly Hey Receives National Public Broadcasting Distribution Contract of Documentary Film to air on WNED, Buffalo PBS

Toledo, OH, July 18th, 2018 - The National Educational Telecommunications Association (“NETA”) has contracted with Professor Holly Hey, Head of the Film/Video program at the University of Toledo for exclusive public television ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Community Interest

Jul 23

Six Months After Moving in, New Walbridge Neighbors Brighten

WALBRIDGE - Just six months after moving into Walbridge, the men and women of Sunshine Communities have been busy connecting with their new neighbors — delivering lunch-time meals to senior citizens, planting flowers around St. Jerome Catholic ...

Posted By: Sara Wilson | Category: Community Interest

Jul 19

Giving Beds to Children in Need - Sleep in Heavenly Peace

The Maumee Valley chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) is taking applications for beds. Children between age 3 and 17 who do not have a bed and live in Northwest Ohio are eligible to receive a free bed, complete with mattress, sheets, comforter, ...

Posted By: Michael Horvath | Category: Community Interest

Jul 19

Music in the Meadow

Your invited to a FREE outdoor concert! Please bring a chair or blanket and listen to musical guest John Pickle. Story Point Food Truck will be onsite with food available for purchase. Wednesday, July 25th, 5-7PM at Spring Meadows Nursing and Rehab ...

Posted By: Nikki Schultt | Category: Community Interest

Jul 12

The Toledo Area Humane Society Partners with Chipotle for a Cause and Effect Fundraising Day

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society is partnering with six local Chipotle locations for aspecial Cause and Effect Fundraising Day on Thursday, July 26th.Last year’s fundraising day raised nearly $7,000 for the animals here at ...

Posted By: Abbey Hall | Category: Community Interest

Jul 12

Getting Ahead Helps Staff Map Out a Better Life

For the nation’s 4.5 million Direct Support Professionals, debt, family tensions, oreven a flat tire can disrupt their ability to provide the highest-quality care to men, women and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ...

Posted By: Sara Wilson | Category: Community Interest